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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
NWS NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER MIAMI FL
442 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

GMZ001-272045-
SYNOPSIS FOR THE GULF OF MEXICO
442 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS...HIGH PRES RIDGING FROM THE WESTERN ATLC WILL PROMOTE
E TO SE RETURN FLOW OVER THE GULF THROUGH THU. THE PRES GRADIENT
BETWEEN THE HIGH PRES AND DEEPENING LOW PRES OVER THE SOUTHERN
PLAINS WILL BEGIN TO TIGHTEN ON TUE AFTERNOON RESULTING IN SE
WINDS TO INCREASE OVER MUCH OF THE WESTERN AND CENTRAL GULF
THROUGH THU. THE ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT WILL REACH THE NW GULF
EARLY ON THU...AND MOVE ACROSS THE NORTHERN GULF THROUGH FRI
WHILE WEAKENING. SOUTHERLY WINDS INCREASE TO FRESH TO STRONG
INTENSITY AHEAD OF THE FRONT OVER THE N CENTRAL AND NE WATERS THU
THROUGH FRI. A THERMAL TROUGH WILL BRING FRESH TO STRONG WINDS TO
THE E BAY OF CAMPECHE EACH NIGHT THIS WEEK.

$$

GMZ011-272045-
NW GULF INCLUDING STETSON BANK-
442 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 8 FT.
.THU...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW TO W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...SHIFTING TO W TO NW
LATE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ013-272045-
N CENTRAL GULF INCLUDING FLOWER GARDEN BANKS MARINE SANCTUARY-
442 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT W OF 90W...AND SE 10 TO 15 KT
ELSEWHERE. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SW TO W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ015-272045-
NE GULF N OF 25N E OF 87W-
442 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.

$$

GMZ017-272045-
W CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N W OF 94W-
442 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 8 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.FRI...NE TO E WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ019-272045-
CENTRAL GULF FROM 22N TO 26N BETWEEN 87W AND 94W-
442 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 20 TO 25 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

GMZ021-272045-
E GULF FROM 22N TO 25N E OF 87W INCLUDING STRAITS OF FLORIDA-
442 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT. ISOLATED
SHOWERS.
.WED...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.

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GMZ023-272045-
SW GULF S OF 22N W OF 94W-
442 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 10 KT LATE.
SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...NW TO N WINDS 5 TO 10 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...E WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

GMZ025-272045-
E BAY OF CAMPECHE INCLUDING CAMPECHE BANK-
442 AM EDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TONIGHT...NE TO E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...E WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...SE WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E TO SE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...SE TO S WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 3 TO 4 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 2 FT OR LESS.

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FORECASTER AGUIRRE


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